Tsapogas, Makis J.
January 1969
Angiology;Jan1969, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
Studies certain hazards in the central venous catheter in patients who has sustained major trauma or is undergoing operative procedures. Placement of plastic central venous catheters by percutaneous technique or by surgical exposure of a peripheral vein; Possible complications of the procedures.


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